|United States Patent||4,665,501|
|Saldin , et al.||May 12, 1987|
A computer workstation includes a display monitor and keyboard that can be used as a smart terminal for remote data processing in a first operating mode and that can be used as part of a microcomputer in a second operating mode. To provide maximum software compatibility separate display generators are provided, one for each operating mode. A network operating mode can also be provided.
|Inventors:||Saldin; Neil P. (Dix Hills, NY), Strum; Bruce J. (Commack, NY), Livoti; Michael V. (Islip Terrace, NY), Maurer; Allan (Fort Salonga, NY)|
Esprit Systems, Inc.
|Filed:||September 30, 1983|
|Current U.S. Class:||710/8 ; 345/168; 710/14|
|Current International Class:||G06F 13/12 (20060101); G06F 3/153 (20060101); G06F 015/62 ()|
|Field of Search:||364/2MSFile,9MSFile,521 340/720,711,721|
|4587633||May 1986||Wang et al.|
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